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Resident workers - Hours worked

42.3% of the resident workers in the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) work 40 or more hours, compared to 44.6% in Western Australia.

Hours worked shows the distribution of employment hours for the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region)'s residents. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.

The hours worked by employed people in the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) depends on a number of factors:

  • The availability and take-up of part-time work;
  • The industry sector in which they work;
  • The occupation level and requirement or opportunity to work overtime, and;
  • The age structure and household structure of the working population.

Hours worked statistics should be viewed in conjunction with Age structure, Occupations and Income to provide more insight into the observations made.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers hours worked
Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%Western Australia%Number%Western Australia%2011 to 2016
None8,0203.54.09,2034.34.7-1,183
1 hour - 15 hours26,98411.811.922,85310.610.8+4,131
16 hours - 24 hours23,30910.29.920,1729.49.2+3,137
25 hours - 34 hours24,38510.710.720,1789.49.5+4,207
35 hours - 39 hours44,99219.717.238,87018.115.8+6,122
40 hours43,32319.017.840,13018.617.4+3,193
41 hours - 48 hours21,0089.29.523,63211.010.9-2,624
49 hours or more32,29014.117.335,64516.619.6-3,355
Not stated3,9641.71.74,5272.12.0-563

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Resident workers hours worked, 2016
Resident workers hours worked, 2016 None, Western Australia : 4.0% 1 hour - 15 hours, Western Australia : 11.9% 16 hours - 24 hours, Western Australia : 9.9% 25 hours - 34 hours, Western Australia : 10.7% 35 hours - 39 hours, Western Australia : 17.2% 40 hours, Western Australia : 17.8% 41 hours - 48 hours, Western Australia : 9.5% 49 hours or more, Western Australia : 17.3% Not stated, Western Australia : 1.7% None, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - All industries: 3.5% 1 hour - 15 hours, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - All industries: 11.8% 16 hours - 24 hours, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - All industries: 10.2% 25 hours - 34 hours, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - All industries: 10.7% 35 hours - 39 hours, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - All industries: 19.7% 40 hours, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - All industries: 19.0% 41 hours - 48 hours, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - All industries: 9.2% 49 hours or more, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - All industries: 14.1% Not stated, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - All industries: 1.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016 None, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - All industries: -1,183 1 hour - 15 hours, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - All industries: +4,131 16 hours - 24 hours, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - All industries: +3,137 25 hours - 34 hours, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - All industries: +4,207 35 hours - 39 hours, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - All industries: +6,122 40 hours, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - All industries: +3,193 41 hours - 48 hours, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - All industries: -2,624 49 hours or more, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - All industries: -3,355 Not stated, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - All industries: -563
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region)'s resident workers in 2016 compared to Western Australia shows that there was a similar proportion of people who worked part-time (34 hours or less) as well as a similar proportion of people worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 36.2% of the resident workers worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 62.0% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 36.5% and 61.8% respectively for Western Australia.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers of the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 35 hours - 39 hours (19.7% compared to 17.2%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers worked 40 hours (19.0% compared to 17.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers worked 49 hours or more (14.1% compared to 17.3%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers working full-time (35 hours or more) in the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) increased by 3,336 people (2.4%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers in the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+6,122 people)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+4,207 people)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+4,131 people)
  • 49 hours or more (-3,355 people)

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